What Sessions Federal Funding Move Means for Minnesota

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened on Monday to strip Justice Department grants from cities and other local governments that choose to shield illegal immigrants from deportation efforts. Arguing that the administration's warnings are unco... More..

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Ivanka Trump tweets support for Equal Pay Day

The legislation would strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and guarantee that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable. "When we forget, we say that women in America...over half o...More..

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Trump hosts Xi Jinping: No Big Macs on the menu

Trump is still finding his footing in the White House and has yet to spell out a strategy for what his advisers called a trade relationship based on "the principle of reciprocity". On the U.S. side, however, No...More..

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Putin on USA election hack charge: 'Read my lips: No'

In February, Flynn announced his resignation following media reports on his failure to disclose the extent of contacts with Russian officials to US President Donald Trump's administration. He slammed the scruti...More..

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Russia Pledges to Keep Support for Syria in Anti-terror Battles

Speaking at a White House press conference , Trump said the attack had "crossed a lot of lines for me" and that it could not be tolerated. The United States, Britain and France have proposed a draft U.N. Fra...More..

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House Republican tax chief to huddle with Democrats

Sure they are. This sounds more like a strategic leak to demonstrate "seriousness" on Trump's part than anything that's really under consideration. Republicans have turned their attention to an overhaul of th...More..

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Japanese PM says further provocative action is possible from North Korea

Rep. Ted PoeTed PoeHouse votes to move toward designating North Korea as state sponsor of terror Trump, Freedom Caucus turn on each other Trump threatens to "fight" Freedom Caucus in midterms MORE (R-Texas), th...More..

House Democrats to see intelligence documents soon
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

House Democrats to see intelligence documents soon

The Senate Intelligence Committee is taking up its own inquiry, as is the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The incident cast a cloud over the committee's investigation, and over Nunes in particular. The House...More..

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South African ministers sacked by Zuma resign as ANC lawmakers

The NWC briefing revealed the meeting was a resounding success for Zuma, where senior officials of the ANC top six who differed with the reshuffle publicly were chastised - Cyril Ramaphosa, Gwede Mantashe and Z...More..

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Trump considering options for Syria retaliation, source says

Trump's condemnation of Tuesday's attack has been surprisingly strong, even if he did not give any clear indication about how the USA might respond. Trump has not drawn a public "red line" concerning chemical...More..

S. Korea, Japan, US hold drill against N. Korea submarines
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

S. Korea, Japan, US hold drill against N. Korea submarines

March 31: Nine Malaysians who were stranded in North Korea following a diplomatic stand-off post the assassination of Kim Jong -Un's half brother Kim Jong- Nam, have arrived in Kuala Lumpur . This photo unvei...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Senate votes to go "nuclear", eliminating the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees

The reality is that Republicans have enough numbers to do exactly that- they'll change the rules and Gorsuch will before long, be on the court for life. President Donald Trump's nominee to fill the current Supr...More..

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Hoffman leads Masters; Dustin Johnson WDs on first tee

World number one Dustin Johnson was uncertain to play as the 81st Masters began Thursday, swirling winds adding a new twist to an epic showdown at Augusta National. The reigning US Open champion had been the ...More..

British PM Theresa May lands in Saudi Arabia without headscarf
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

British PM Theresa May lands in Saudi Arabia without headscarf

Drawing mixed reactions on social media, British Prime Minister Theresa May did not wear a headscarf during her visit as most Saudi women do. "We will be supporting that through the aid and support that we gi...More..

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Japan's PM Welcomes US Tough Stance on N Korea Threat

South Korea's Foreign Ministry also condemned the launch as a blunt challenge to series of UN Security Council resolutions targeting North Korea's nuclear and missile programme. According to media reports , ci...More..

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Senate triggers 'nuclear option' for Gorsuch nomination

The change will also test the character of the Senate and the people who serve in it, and lay bare whether the upper chamber is slowly lurching towards becoming more like the majority-driven and reactionary Hou...More..

Senate heads to Gorsuch confirmation vote Friday
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Senate heads to Gorsuch confirmation vote Friday

Chris Coons of DE was at the center of talks on the Democratic side. Once McConnell has finally positioned to re-vote on breaking the filibuster , he could make a point of order that it should take 51 votes ...More..

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Taiwan needs to watch Trump and Xi

The two leaders are not expected to make public appearances but there are likely to be occasions for a pool of the news media to see them. When it comes to trade and North Korea , the Mr. In 1994, after the Cl...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Macron impresses in French election debate, but final result 'unpredictable'

Meanwhile, nationalist right-wing outsider Francois Asselineau said he was "the only true candidate of Frexit", and promised to trigger Article 50 - the process to start the country's divorce from the European ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Seven arrested in St Petersburg subway bombing probe

Investigators have named the attacker as 22-year-old Akbarjon Djalilov, believed to be a Russian national born in Central Asian Kyrgyzstan, saying he had also planted a bomb at another station that was succ...More..

Lucic's hat trick leads Oilers past Sharks 4-2
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Lucic's hat trick leads Oilers past Sharks 4-2

Lucic taught both the Oilers and the Sharks a thing or two about post-season intensity with a momentum changing fight in the first period and a natural hat-trick in the third to pull a 4-2 victory from what...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

AAP Sena protests with rose, slippers against Gaikwad

As the MP remained unrepentant, members of Aam Aadmi Sena, a splinter group of Aam Aadmi Party, descended on the IGI airport after watching Gaikwad claim on TV he would board 4 PM Air India flight to Pune des...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump, Xi start first high-stakes meeting

High on the agenda in a series of meetings are reducing trade tensions and dealing with North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations. Chinese officials worry that the unpredictable Trump could publicly emba...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Syria chemical attack has changed view of Assad, Trump says

At least 86 people were killed early on Tuesday in the rebel-held town, and dozens more have received treatment for convulsions, breathing problems and foaming at the mouth. but we must cooperate because we nee...More..

Iraqi government: IS downs army helicopter over Mosul
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Iraqi government: IS downs army helicopter over Mosul

The operation to retake Mosul from IS started last October. Isis has previously claimed to shoot down helicopters in Syria. The IS attack comes after another helicopter went down south of Mosul at the begin...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump heads to Florida for meet with China's Xi

When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Trump in February at Mar-a-Lago, the billionaire's private Florida club that he calls the " winter White House ", they played a round together. Washington has also ma...More..

Aamir Khan refuses to release Dangal in Pakistan without National Anthem
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Aamir Khan refuses to release Dangal in Pakistan without National Anthem

The ban had been recently lifted but after considering the demand made by the Pakistani authorities, Aamir Khan refused to allow the release of the film there. "It will result in an economic loss to the tune of...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump says Assad may have to step down after chemical attack

Associated Press: Mounting confidence nerve gas was used in Syria attack - "Diplomats at the U.N. Security council sparred Wednesday over whether to hold President Bashar Assad's government responsible for a c...More..

Avalanche buries army post in Kargil; 2 soldiers rescued, 3 still missing
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Avalanche buries army post in Kargil; 2 soldiers rescued, 3 still missing

A total of five jawans had been trapped in the avalanche , with news agency ANI confirming today morning that three others have been rescued. "Five soldiers were buried after the post was hit by avalanches"....More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Syrian Opposition Group SNC Welcomes US Strike on Airbase

The strike marked the U.S. response to the chemical attack on rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province, reports said. Washington accused the Syrian army of being behind the toxic attack that target...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

President Trump says 'something should happen' on Assad and Syria

The US says "steps are under way" to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, including possible military action, after this week's chemical attack . Hundreds of US troops are now in Syria to support an upcomi...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping arrive in Florida for summit meet

In a telephone conversation in February, the two heads of state, who have maintained contact through phone calls and letters, agreed to build a constructive China-U.S. I can see that. Trump's full remarks wer...More..

Rep. Maxine Waters: Trump and O'Reilly Should Be Arrested
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Rep. Maxine Waters: Trump and O'Reilly Should Be Arrested

Here's everything you need to know about the allegations and the ongoing fallout. " Fox News needs to fire Bill O'Reilly immediately", UltraViolet cofounder Shaunna Thomas said in a written statement dissem...More..

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Trump says China should step up on NKorea

Command posts and security cameras were also set up across from the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, where China's president will stay during his visit. In an interview last week with the Financial Times , Mr Trum...More..

Prince to pope: It's impossible to know what to get you
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Prince to pope: It's impossible to know what to get you

In a statement, the presidency said Francis would meet President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi during his two-day visit. The Prince of Wales and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall spoke in private for about 30 minutes w...More..